Liverpool vs Ajax Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions
Although top of Group D with nine points, a lifeless performance at home to Atalanta last week meant the Reds are still not yet guaranteed a spot in the last 16.
Having won the reverse fixture 1-0 thanks to a Nicolas Tagliafico own goal, bet365 make Liverpool 8/11(1.73) favourites to confirm passage into the next round with victory here.
Victory for Ajax would see them leapfrog the Reds and into first place in Group D, although the online bookmaker make that a 13/4 (4.25) chance on Tuesday.
A draw could be enough for the hosts if Midtjylland beat Atalanta in the other game and a stalemate is available at 16/5 (4.20).
Liverpool suffered yet another injury at the weekend as James Milner went off against Brighton and will miss this one, along with Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Naby Keita, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Thiago, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Xherdan Shaqiri.
Former Manchester United defender Daley Blind is unlikely to feature for Ajax after picking up a hamstring injury last week, whilst Mohammed Kudus is out.
Having opted for mass rotation for an unforgiving schedule over the last week, Klopp’s gambles did not pay off after the 2-0 loss against Atalanta was followed up with another turgid showing in the 1-1 draw at Brighton.
It is likely to be a full-strength side for this game with Sadio Mane and Jordan Henderson set to return to the line-up, which should provide more creativity than the Reds have shown in the last week.
However, they will certainly face stiff competition from an Ajax side that have been in the goals since losing 1-0 at Anfield, netting 38 times in eight games and scoring more than once in each of those fixtures.
With Ajax scoring plenty of goals and the Reds determined to bounce back from a couple of poor results, the Evens (2.0) on over 3.5 goals offers decent value for this Champions League clash.
Although the game between these sides in Amsterdam ended with only a solitary strike, the teams accumulated 11 shots on target whilst Ajax hit the woodwork once and had a shot cleared off the line.
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.
Source : goal.com
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